The book trade must beware lipstick feminism

If a feminist brand, blogger or publisher is only centred on thin straight white women, then it’s not feminism, it’s misogyny, says Molly Masters.    Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-25 13:57:49 UTC ]
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German Book Trade Says #RefugeesWelcome

As the refugee crisis continues and the number of refugees coming into Europe rises, the German book trade has responded with offers of help. The post German Book Trade Says #RefugeesWelcome appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-09-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New Trading Name of Nebraska Book

In the wake of the sale of its retail unit to Follett in mid-June, the company's new corporate name and the name on its trading platform is now Nebraska Book Holdings, Inc. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-07-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Navid Kermani to Receive 2015 Peace Prize of the German Book Trade

German author and Middle East expert, Navid Kermani, will receive the 2015 Peace Prize of the German Book Trade for his writing and political activism. The post Navid Kermani to Receive 2015 Peace Prize of the German Book Trade appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-06-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Citing Book Trade Growth, Dark Horse Promotes Nine

With sales up 30% over the last three years, the indie comics publisher has announced a slate of promotions intended to prepare the house for further expansion. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-06-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book trade digests Tory win

The book trade is facing more library cuts and an uncertain future in Europe and at the department for Business, Industry and Skills, industry figures say, as they digest the results of the general election, emerging overnight. The Conservatives have racked up 330 seats for an overall majority,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-05-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book trade turns red for Ed

The book trade has abandoned the Liberal Democrats in favour of Labour and the Green Party in the five years since the last election, according to a poll of voting intentions conducted by The Bookseller. Support for libraries and making Amazon pay a fair share of tax are the issues the trade is... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-05-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How the book trade will be voting

The Bookseller is conducting a survey into the book trade's opinions on the May 7th general election. Share your views with our quick, five-question survey on your voting intentions and how this year's election affects the book trade. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-04-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Lithuania’s Book Trade “Impossible to Shoot Down”

The Lithuanian book market was hit by the global recession and remains small, but a coterie of publishers are forging ahead through diversification. The post Lithuania’s Book Trade “Impossible to Shoot Down” appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-02-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Trade supports Harris on TV books

There has been an outpouring of support in the trade for Robert Harris's public call for a dedicated BBC TV books programme. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-01-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book trade figures pack Debrett's top 500

Literary agent Jonny Geller, authors Malorie Blackman, Hilary Mantel and Kate Mosse, and trade figures Nicola Solomon, Richard Mollet, Gail Rebuck, Charlie Redmayne and Tom Weldon are among the figures on the 2015 Debrett’s 500. The annual list brings together the 500 most influential and... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-01-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Statistically Speaking, Japan’s Book Trade is in Trouble

Over the last 15 years, the number of publishers, bookstores and revenue from book sales in Japan has been in significant decline. The post Statistically Speaking, Japan’s Book Trade is in Trouble appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2014-12-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon's Russell Grandinetti: Kindle champ takes on the books trade | Observer profile

Why are some of the world's most widely read authors now at daggers drawn with Amazon? The answer lies in Jeff Bezos's chief lieutenant, now the most powerful man in publishingEarlier this year, Amazon threw a party at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York to celebrate the launch of Alpha... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2014-08-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Catholic Book Trade: Brand Loyalty for Niche Publishing

One area of publishing where brand loyalty reigns is in religious books, and Roman Catholic books in particular, largely resulting from market fragmentation. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2014-08-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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UK Book Trade Marvels at the New Foyles

Waterstones MD James Daunt summed it up when he said in reaction to visiting the new Foyles: 'This is a serious, serious investment in physical bookselling.' Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2014-06-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Jaron Lanier to Receive 2014 Peace Prize from German Book Trade

Jaron Lanier will receive the 2014 Peace Prize of the German Book Trade for his writing and advocacy about 'the dangers involved when human beings are reduced to digital categories.' Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2014-06-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Christmas in the balance for Germany's book trade

German booksellers are facing a nail-biting finish to the holiday season. With end November sales... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-12-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Trade Books a Winner in 2012

Total book industry sales fell to $27.12 billion in 2012, down by just under 1% from the prior year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-05-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BA's Godfray: Amazon can destroy book trade

Amazon’s quest for industry domination is “scary” and it could have the ability... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-04-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Twelve Book Trade Days of Christmas

For your holiday pleasure we offer our own version of The Twelve Days of Christmas, customized for the publishing business. Enjoy and happy holidays! Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2012-12-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Overseas imports dominate UAE book trade

The United Arab Emirates is punching above its weight in terms of the development of its book... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-11-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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